Archives for January 2010

File Uploads to Your WordPress Blog for the Road Warrior

The WP Easy Uploader is a great tool for your blogging toolbox even if you don't use it very often. WP Easy Uploader This plugin allows you to upload files, any type of files, to any directory on your hosting.   Granted it requires permissions to Continue Reading

Enable Gzip Compression

One of the things that Page Speed recommended was to Enable Gzip Compression.   I'm not going to go into all the ways I tried to implement this (and blew up the site in the process.   I'm going to cut to the chase and show you the steps it took to Continue Reading

The Firefox Page Speed Add-on

Once you add the Page Speed Add-on you will think you have slipped down the rabbit hole with Alice. You will wonder if you are on a Speed trip yourself (not that I can tell you what that is like)This add-on, is an add-on to an add-on. It works Continue Reading

Woopra Analytics Plugin Reveals TOO MUCH

If you hang around the Lab much you know I'm in the middle of a series of posts on Page Load time Analysis and Improvement.In the course of doing this I'm looking at the page source checking the page load code I put in place that tells me how Continue Reading

Google Webmaster Tools Site Performance

I think Google changes the layout of Webmaster tools more than Costco changes where they are hiding stuff. Even more often than teen age girls change the theme on their Myspace or Facebook page. More often than a U-boat commander changed underwear. Continue Reading

Page Load Time Testing

This is a short post about testing page load times. Which is probably a good thing so you can quickly get to testing those pages on your site and tweaking them to get those load times shortened. If you already have a caching plugin activated on your Continue Reading